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Chrissy Teigen’s Chinese Chicken Salad

I will start out by saying that this is one of the best salads I have ever eaten in my entire life.  And I have had a lot of good salads.  It was like “pour the entire thing into a giant mixing bowl and eat until you feel sick” good. Lets just say I have… Continue reading Chrissy Teigen’s Chinese Chicken Salad

Appetizers and Dips · Side Dishes & Salads · whole 30 paleo

Whole 30 Dump Ranch

Oh mylanta you guys.  I can’t believe I completed 45 days of Whole 30 in my life without making dump ranch. Big mistake.  Huge. I finally made dump ranch today, and doing this recipe with the exact ingredients written, I swear to the heavens that I absolutely can’t tell the difference between this and homemade… Continue reading Whole 30 Dump Ranch

Appetizers and Dips · Side Dishes & Salads

Candied Walnuts for Salads

I’ve made candied walnuts in the past, and it has always involved toasting nuts in the oven, complicated syrups, candy thermometers, and breaking apart stuck together nuts tediously with a fork.  No thanks.  I’d way rather just buy the $6 bag of them near the croutons at the grocery store. I have to say though,… Continue reading Candied Walnuts for Salads

Side Dishes & Salads

Pear and Feta Salad with the BEST Homemade Dressing

This salad is good.  It is “Wow, that was amazing, I want more” good.  Spring greens are tossed with candied walnuts, feta, pears, and topped with the best salad dressing you will ever put in your mouth in your entire life. Make this for a dinner party and wow people.  Take it to a potluck.… Continue reading Pear and Feta Salad with the BEST Homemade Dressing

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Greek Orzo Pasta Salad

I love to come up with new pasta salad recipes during the summer, and this one is definitely a new favorite for me.  It comes together in about 15 minutes, and it is so tasty and delicious. It combines salted orzo pasta with Greek ingredients like cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, and feta, some chicken,… Continue reading Greek Orzo Pasta Salad

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Caprese Tortellini Pasta Salad

Caprese Tortellini Pasta Salad I was sick yesterday, so instead of meatless Monday, we’re having meatless Tuesday today for dinner with this light and refreshing Caprese Tortellini Pasta Salad. There is nothing not to like.  Cold, cheese-filled tortellini, tossed with Mozarella Fresca, cherry tomatoes, red onion, cucumber, and basil.  All tied together with a balsamic… Continue reading Caprese Tortellini Pasta Salad

chicken · Dinners · Side Dishes & Salads

Claim Jumper’s BBQ Chicken Salad

Claim Jumper’s BBQ Chicken Salad I love, love, love two things at Claim Jumper.  Their chicken tortilla soup, which I have yet to try to duplicate, and this salad. If you’ve never tried it before, I will try and describe it for you.  Crisp, chopped lettuce, carrots, green onions, cilantro, corn, and black beans, tossed… Continue reading Claim Jumper’s BBQ Chicken Salad